Quick and easy bakes

Sometimes all you need is a cake and a brew of course! So we’ve put together some quick and easy recipes that can be whipped up in minutes.


quick and easy bakes


Fairy Cakes – Margarine, sugar, eggs, flour and milk, the simple ingredients that make delicate little fairy cakes. Ice them and decorate with hundreds and thousands and they’re complete. Get the kids to help out with weighing the ingredients and decorating, plus they’re ideal for any occasion with themed decorations!

Flapjacks – Porridge oats, golden syrup, brown sugar and butter all baked in a tray and chilled to set – delicious! Adding fruit, raisins and chocolate are the perfect way to make them different, this Jamie Oliver recipe adds plenty of dried fruit.

Tiffins – Crushed biscuits usually with a mix of cocoa powder, syrup, raisins and a layer of melted chocolate. Allrecipes have a Chocolate Tiffin recipe that’s definitely worth a try or why not try BBC Good Food’s Malteser Tiffin?

Rock Buns/Cakes – a small fruit cake resembling a rock, which originated in Great Britain as a popular tea time treat is nowadays a cake that is enjoyed in many countries. For a traditional take try this Delia online recipe or for something different try these BBC Good Food Sugar and Spice Rock Cakes.

Brownies and Blondies – Chocolatey goodness, what more could you want? The more chocolate the better, this Nigella Lawson brownie recipe will be a crowd pleaser or if you’d like to try having a go at a blondie try this one from Simply Recipes.

Cookies – Chocolate chip, double chocolate or raisin, we love cookies and this recipe from Nigella.

Muffins – Why not have a go at a blueberry muffin? Good To Know has a great five step recipe to follow or why not try BBC Good Food’s banana muffins? Simple to make with the best results, served individually in muffin cases.



Enjoy and happy baking!



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